On Tuesday, Glen Arbor and its surroundings woke up to the most astounding 30 inches of snow I’ve witnessed in my half century in the north. It was powdery like the stuff the mountains get. It was picturesque like the wildest north woods. The morning was calm and quiet, and while there was barely anywhere […]
It has been a few years since our winter has been cold enough to produce abundant Lake Michigan ice. We saw it a few days ago while hiking Pyramid Point. I knew we would be on a beach soon to explore all the beautiful blue and winter whiteness.
There was so much variety — from […]
Holiday Fun in the Republic
Join us Up North for fun in the Republic. We have lots of events coming up at our retail stores during this Holiday season.
Santa’s Coming to Traverse City 11/25 4pm-6pm
On Comet, On Cupid, On Donner and Blitzen! On to Cherry Republic to celebrate the kick-off of the 2016 holiday season. Santa […]
Join our happy throng of worker elves this holiday season. It’s not the North Pole … it’s better! It’s Cherry Republic, and we are hiring for the holidays. We pay a minimum of $10/hour. Day, night, and weekend shifts are available. Please let us know if you need housing.
If you enjoy talking with people, making […]
Just in time for gift giving we’ve brought back our holiday favorites, to spice up everyone’s holidays. When we break out these seasonal favorites, winter has started, and the holidays are around the corner…you can see the transformation at Cherry Republic to holiday cheer.
Our Snowy Orchard Crunch is a winter favorite, a tasty mix of dried […]
As we have been driving back and forth between our Glen Arbor HQ and our Empire Warehouse fulfilling orders, our staff has been driving by perfect ice on Little Glen Lake. The ice has been smooth as glass and hard as diamonds across the entire lake. We knew it wouldn’t be thick, but we thought […]
Early snow blanketing the meadow in front of D. H. Day Farm in November.
Winter has returned to the Republic a little ahead of schedule this year. No sooner had the spectacularly colored leaves fallen from the trees than they were being covered by snow.
The snow came in light sprinkles at first. A dusting at […]
The wild winter this year has brought frigid temperatures, mountains of snow, and large waves to the Republic. We can now add ice caves to that list!
The spectacular formations on Lake Michigan have been caused by the way the lake has frozen this year: a mixture of sudden freezing caused by historic low temperatures, a […]
2013 was one of our most spectacular years ever. We are incredibly lucky – we work with the most amazing group of people and have the happiest and most fun and caring customers ever. We can’t ask for anything more. Enjoy this slideshow of Cherry Republic’s 2013 year in review. (Keep an eye out, you […]
Here’s a photo slideshow of winter life Up North. We routinely get questions about how we survive the winter – these pictures will hopefully shed some light on the answer. Enjoy!
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not […]